Pose (Daddy Yankee song)

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Single by Daddy Yankee
from the album Talento de Barrio
ReleasedMay 14, 2008
August 12, 2008
(Digital download)
FormatDigital download, Airplay
LabelMachete, El Cartel
Songwriter(s)Ramón Ayala
Producer(s)Eli "El Musicólogo", Menes
Daddy Yankee singles chronology
"Ella Me Levantó"
"Llamado de Emergencia"

"Pose" is the first single by Puerto Rico reggaeton artist Daddy Yankee from the movie soundtrack to the motion picture Talento de Barrio, and was released on May 14, 2008, by Machete Music and El Cartel Records. The single was made available through online music stores on August 12, 2008; the song features different musical styles, ones that differ from Daddy Yankee's past singles. It is an electro song, which fuses other genres such as latin pop, dance-pop, pop rap, dance, hip hop and pop, as well as Latin and dance rhythms.


Music video[edit]

The music video for "Pose" was directed by Christian G Fortes [InstaGram @C_holiday40 ], it was released by Universal Music Group on June 26, 2008. Dance groups JabbaWockeeZ and Shhh! from America's Best Dance Crew make cameo appearances as well.

Chart performance[edit]

"Pose" is the album's most successful single, peaking at number 4 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart, as well as topping the Billboard Hot Latin Rhythm Airplay chart at number 1. The single is Ayala's 5th Top 5 single on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart, and his second consecutive Top 5 single after Ella Me Levantó; the song also peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Latin Tropical Airplay chart.


Chart (2008) Peak
U.S Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[1] 23
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Songs 4
U.S. Billboard Latin Tropical Airplay[2] 7
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Airplay[3] 23
U.S. Billboard Latin Rhythm Airplay[4] 1
Venezuela Top Latino (Record Report)[5] 1


American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2009 Pose[6] Urban Song of the Year Won


  1. ^ "Daddy Yankee Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
  2. ^ Latin Tropical Airplay chart listing. Billboard. Retrieved 21 September 2008
  3. ^ Latin Pop Airplay chart listing. Billboard. Retrieved 21 September 2008
  4. ^ Latin Rhythm Airplay chart listing. Billboard. Retrieved 21 September 2008
  5. ^ "Top Latino" (in Spanish). Record Report. 2008-11-01. Archived from the original on 2008-10-31. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  6. ^ "17th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards - Canción del Año Urbano". ASCAP Latin Awards. United States: American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. March 3, 2010. Archived from the original on January 25, 2013. Retrieved January 23, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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